Idol Headlines for 10/3/12

Kris Allen performs at Off Braodway in St. Louis, MO.
Kelly Clarkson performs at Entertainment Centre in Adelaide, Australia.
Constantine Maroulis performs in Jekyll & Hyde in San Diego, CA. –

Hey! Sign the petition to fire Nicki Minaj from American Idol! It’s a Facebook petition begun by Mariah Carey fans. Check it out here. The knock-out-drag-out fight between the Barbz and the Lambs could be a little skeery to watch.

‘Idol’ Alum Colton Dixon Thinks New Judge Nicki Minaj Would Intimidate Him [AUDIO] – So if Colton was on the show this year which judge would intimidate him the most? he told us: “For me, I think Nicki Minaj would be the hardest judge…just because I don’t understand her. You’re intimidated by things you don’t understand. So, I would be sure to try to win her over first.” I actually see Nicki and Colton totally bonding over hair. They both love making the top of their heads an event! – Read more at

SPONSOR: Haley Reinhart Spotlights Hot, Hot Fall Shoes at Nordstrom Rack – POPMATTERS SPONSOR—American Idol’s Haley Reinhart spotlights new fall fashion at Nordstrom Rack. In this new video for the “Falling Into Fashion” campaign, Reinhart talks about the sweet, the practical, the sexy and the sometimes painful (but oh so worth it) shoes that girls who just wanna have fun can get at friendly, budget-conscious prices from Nordstrom Rack. Check out the towering pinks she’s wearing in the video, below. Who doesn’t want to be that sexy?


Dancing With the Stars Backstage Scoop: Joey and Kym Proud of Their Final Dance – “It’s sad, I’m really sad about it,” Kym told us. “When we were next to Hélio, I thought, Oh we’re gone. I had a feeling. If we had gone out on a bad dance I would be more upset.” “There’s nothing you can do,” added Joey. “Apparently people didn’t vote enough, we were in the middle.” As for one of the other two pairs in the bottom three, it was Hélio Castroneves and Chelsie Hightower’s first, and hopefully last time. – Read more at EOnline

‘DWTS’ Shocked & Saddened by Fatone’s Elimination – Dancing with the Stars announced a surprising elimination on Tuesday night, as ‘N Sync singer Joey Fatone was ruled out of the competition for his quickstep with dancing partner Kym Johnson. His fellow cast mates were genuinely saddened at his exit after the show. “We’re going to miss Joey ’cause he was the life of the party,” said professional dancer Derek Hough alongside his partner Shawn Johnson. “He is the jokester. He is the guy at rehearsals joking around with everybody; always has a smile on his face; always has good energy. It’s a blow to all of us.” – Read more at Entertainment Tonight

‘Dancing With the Stars’: Bristol Palin slams back at judge’s ‘ghetto comment’ – After the pair bent the rules in their cowboy quickstep Monday night (Oct. 1), Anaba complained, “You slammed us in the face, so we’re slamming back.” “It was pretty ghetto,” Bristol griped after Tuesday’s (Oct. 2) results show, in which she and Ballas were declared safe despite receiving week two’s lowest score. “I was just like, oooo-kay. You slam back, whatever.” Ballas, clearly irked, considers Inaba’s comment childish. “I was like, dude, you’re like a 40-year-old woman. Whatever.” – Read more at

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